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Losing IAAF World Relays altered The Bahamas’ global athletics status

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays – scheduled for this weekend, May 11-12, in Yokohama, Japan – is a stinging reminder of this government’s huge blunder in allowing one of

BAAA challenged to build enthusiasm for national championships

The president of The Bahamas Association of Athletic Associations (BAAA) Drumeco Archer was in Grand Bahama last weekend, drumming up support for the 2019 BAAA National Championships, scheduled for July

Beneficiaries of sports challenged to focus on payback contributions

It was quite a surprise for the inimitable sports mentor Coach Gladstone “Moon” McPhee! A gentleman showed up at the park named in McPhee’s honor on Sargent Major Road in Freeport,

Long-serving stalwart Goldsmith advocates sports accountability

Last week, in this space, one of my columns focused on compliance by those federations that receive annual grants from the Government of The Bahamas, through the Ministry of Youth,

National sports leader criticizes and complains a whole lot in private

I field numerous calls and online messages regarding the state of sports affairs in the country. At the outset, let me acknowledge being one of the imperfect sports leaders in an

Athletics coach Lightbourne perseveres despite many challenges

The bible for track and field information, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) website, has Audrick Lightbourne listed in the 100 meters (m) with a best time of 10.59

Sports ministry should insist upon federations’ compliance 

It seems fashionable at this time, for fingers to be pointed at the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle. Unfortunately, recently, pertinent information, attributed to Minister Rolle, was disclosed

BOC positioned to be prime sports finance/development ally of government

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture Lanisha Rolle and Bahamas Olympic Committee (BOC) President Romell Knowles should forge a relationship whereby they become great allies in the interest of The

Sensational Shaunae Miller-Uibo poised for historic 400m assault

Bahamian Olympic sprint queen, the streamlined, but powerful finisher Shaunae Miller-Uibo, almost cracked the 49 seconds barrier on Saturday at the Tom Jones Memorial Classic in Gainesville, Florida, USA. Miller-Uibo blazed